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Re: Player Pro and Packages
In article <fu4fnb$nkc$1 at smc.vnet.net>, "Ingolf Dahl" <ingolf.dahl at telia.com> wrote: > Maybe Wolfram should ask Adobe for an advice, how to ensure that behind the > content created for Adobe Reader is a genuine Adobe Acrobat license. The > problems involved seem to be quite equivalent. ;-) I do hope this comment was sarcastic or sardonic, rather than serious? Is not the great virtue of PDF that it's a more or less fully _open_, fully specified, and widely distributed format or standard, made openly available by Adobe so that anyone with adequate coding skills can create documents or display documents in that format _without_ having an Adobe license at either end. I understand that Adobe does retain some kind of ownership over it, and they certainly sell tools that third parties can purchase to create or read PDFS. And, there are security links and password protections that document creators can put into PDF documents to limit what recipients can do with a document. But my understanding was that the second paragraph above was nonetheless more or less true (except for some unfortunate garbage related to embedded fonts). Is this not the case?